The Final Grade Tool is used to finalise the students’ grades for your course at the end of the teaching term. Until now, grades for all assignments had to be unmuted to import the grades from the Canvas gradebook to the Final Grade Tool. With the 15 August 2018 release, grades will only need to be unmuted at the final stage, prior to submitting the grades to SSO.
The University offers robust support and training opportunities in Canvas for academic and professional staff. The Canvas Facilitators team runs workshops for groups/ departments/ schools as well as one-on-one sessions. To request support with a Canvas expert….
In this Canvas release (August 4), students can manage to-do items for all their courses using a List View Dashboard option. In DocViewer, comment replies are stacked together and can be expanded to view the entire comment thread. Scheduler interface has improved functionality, allowing teachers and students to more intuitively view and manage appointment groups created for a course.
Until recently, the only way to check students’ assignments for plagiarism was to create a Turnitin (LTI) assignment. You now have the option of creating a Canvas online assignment with the Turnitin plagiarism framework enabled. Find out the advantages of using the plagiarism framework feature in Canvas.
The upcoming Canvas meeting will be held on Friday 3 August 10am, in in the Great Hall, Clock Tower (105-101), at the University of Auckland City Campus.